Honolulu is the inspiring capital of Hawaii. Honolulu is the largest city of the Hawaiian Islands in the island of Oahu. It is the most remote large city in the world.
There is evidence of a Polynesian settlement from the 11th century. Kamehameha became the ruler in the early 19th century. In 1845, Kamehameha III moved the capital of what was then the Hawaiian monarchy to Honolulu. The overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy was in 1893, Hawaii was annexed by the United States in 1898, and Hawaii officially became a state in 1959.
The climate of Honolulu is a hot semi-arid climate. Temperatures range from 65 to 90 throughout the year. Most of the approximately 17 inches of rain falls during the winter months. Hurricanes, tornados, and waterspout are rare.
Asian Americans are the majority of the population. The urban area is the fourth densest of the United States. The majority of the population of Honolulu are adults.
The tourism industry brings millions of people and billions of dollars to the Honolulu economy. Honolulu is a business and trading hub between the East and the West. It is, also, a hub for military defense. The major airport is the Honolulu International Airport.
Natural museums, the performing arts, and visual arts are significant parts of the culture of Honolulu. Tourist attractions include Diamond Head, the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Beach, and many other locations. Sports occur all year-long. although Honolulu has no professional sports teams. Cuisine is part of the culture, from beach cookouts to coconuts and pineapples, food is an adored part of the culture.
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